KMOV-TV reports the officer was shot around 11:10 a.m in a Suburb of St. Louis. We are told that the suspect is in custody, the weapon used was recovered and that the officer is currently in the Hospital. St. Louis Police have yet to release any further details regarding this shooting. We will update this article as soon as more information becomes available.
In Georgia, authorities are saying a man opened fire on officers in Valdosta on Friday Morning. The suspect reportedly called 911 to report a break-in. When officers arrived, the suspect ambushed them, shooting the officer in the abdomen, just below the protective vest. The officer was also hit multiple times in his protective vest. The suspect in this case was also shot. Both men are expected to survive.
Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress said the officer was shot “multiple times” but is going to be fine. The suspect has not been identified as of yet. As more details become available, we will update this article. Stay tuned!